Bridging the Gap Between High-End & Low-End Steakhouses

Stoney River Legendary Steaks

I haven’t had a steak worth mentioning for a really long time. It’s not that steak at chain or local restaurants aren’t worth mentioning (they are good), but I wanted something really good. To get something like that, you have to go out of your way to an upscale restaurant & dish out the cash to get it. I originally wanted to go to one of the few places in Nashville that serves …

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Breaking the Tiresome Lunch Routine with Chuy’s

Chuy's of Murfreesboro

In an effort to save money lately, Haley and I decided to brown-bag our lunch for the past 3 weeks. Despite the tediousness of the same lunch every day, I’ve probably saved almost $100 by not eating out for lunch in almost a month. However, I knew it wouldn’t last… at least not for Friday’s lunch. My normal lunch buddy Mike went to Canada for 2 weeks and my other lunch buddy Jayson …

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The Fastest Way to Experience Food by a Celebrity Chef

Butternut Squash Soup with Herb Bread

Have you ever watched a cooking show on television featuring celebrity chefs & wish you were one of those few in the studio audience that actually get to sample the food that’s being prepared? If you could, how much would you expect to pay for it? What if someone could offer you these dishes in a casual dining atmosphere at a reasonable price? There is an answer to these questions in Franklin, TN; …

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Prepping for the Tennessee BBQ Festival in Alabama

Full Moon Bar-B-Que

Knowing that the Music City BBQ Festival is just a few weeks away, I needed to condition myself for a real rib smörgåsbord. I wasn’t looking for a chain experience. Oh no… I wanted the real thing. Seeing how I’ve been limited on my travel lately, it was more than a coincidence that my job would send me to the state of Alabama… a place known for their BBQ. Of course many can …

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